TOPEKA — House budget negotiators this morning said they would go along with $5 million for the Kansas Affordable Airfares Program as part of a package.
The Senate’s position has been to fund the program, which returns $2.32 to the state for every $1 it spends, according to an audit.
Sedgwick County and Wichita officials have been watching this issue closely as they say keeping airfares competitive is key to the local economy.
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